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The 'One-Page' Dutch Summary
short introduction as a
refresher or to quickly give you an idea what Dutch Pronunciation
For learning the sounds and spelling of Dutch I recommend the pages below. The #2 links are not a continuation but a different approach, usually an earlier version.
a, e, i, o, u
long and short
a/aa - e/ee - i/ie - o/oo - u/uu
b c d f g h j k l m n p q r s t v w x z
Slow Dutch -
Vowels before R
Final N - L - W - Regional G
|Dutch Sounds Not Found in English||Dutch Sounds Represented by
Different Letters in English
|Exceptions to Phonetic Spelling|
Another approach: Recognizable Words:
By listening closely to Dutch and English words that are look 'recognizable' or similar you'll quickly come to understand the differences between Dutch and English pronunciation and spelling.
|A New Series of Many Examples: Hear for Yourself|
|Hear the Dutch Letters in Hundreds of Words:
AU/OU CH E EI/IJ EU F G H L OE SCH U UI W X Y
Repeat the words after me, try saying them like I do, and record yourself or ask a friend to compare how you say them with how I say them. Try to bring your pronunciation of the words closer and closer to how I say them. Use as few or as many examples as you like.
|The Spelling and Pronunciation of Vowels - the use of single and double vowels and consonants, find the spelling/pronunciation rules by yourself by studying and listening to many examples|
Pronunciation - 2 - Listening
Other Overview Pages: Names - Vocabulary - Picture Pages - Listening - Lessons - Grammar - Essays - Exercises
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Don't be a dief (thief) / dievegge (female thief) - diefstal (theft) - stelen (to steal) - heler (dealer in stolen goods) - hear Dutch - 2